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Frank Frick photograph collection of India

Collector:
Frick, Frank, 1828-  Search this
Names:
Magyar Állami Operaház  Search this
Publisher:
Stengel & Markert  Search this
Photographer:
Bourne, Samuel, 1834-1912  Search this
Calderoni Es Tarsa  Search this
Deen Dayal, Raja, 1844-1905  Search this
Extent:
150 prints (albumen)
1 print (silver gelatin)
Culture:
Bengali (South Asian people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
prints
Photographs
Photograph albums
Place:
Lucknow (India)
Sānchi (India)
Budapest (Hungary)
Darjeeling (India : District)
Agra (India)
India
Ellora Caves (India)
Abu (India)
Udaipur (India : District)
Fatehpur Sikri (India)
Kanpur (India)
Āmer (India)
Chittaurgarh (India)
Elephanta Island (India)
Jaipur (India)
Ajanta Caves (India)
Hyderabad (India : District)
Delhi (India)
Vārānasi (Uttar Pradesh, India)
Date:
circa 1896-1897
Scope and Contents note:
Photographs in albums made by Frank Frick documenting architecture, people, agriculture, and scenery in India. Photographs are annotated with descriptions and dates that apparently relate to Frickʹs visits. Some photographs were made by Raja Deen Dayal (also known as Lala Deen Dayal) and Samuel Bourne. The collection also includes one loose photograph of the Budapest Opera House, published by Stengel & Markert in Dresden and possibly photographed by the Calderoni Es Tarsa studio.
Biographical/Historical note:
The collector has not been identified wth certainty, but he was probably Frank Frick (1828-1910), a merchant from Baltimore, Maryland. Frick was a patron of the arts who, during the last years of his life, traveled in Asia, Africa, and Europe.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 82-44
General note:
Information on photographers taken from Clark Worswick, a curator and historian of photography.
Location of Other Archival Materials:
Additional photographs by Raja Deen Dayal can be found in the National Anthropological Archives in Photo Lot 97.
Addititional photographs of India by Samuel Bourne can be found in the National Anthropological Archives in Photo Lot 97 and Photo Lot 161.
Additional photographs of India by Bourne can be found in the Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives in A2006.02, 1998.07, A2001.5, A1999.8, and A2002.09.
Records of Frank Frick's patronage of the arts in Baltimore can be found in the Archives of American Art in the Peabody Gallery of Art records.
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Frank Frick photograph collection of India circa 1896-1897
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.

Access to the collection requires an appointment.
Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Photograph albums
Citation:
Photo lot 82-44, Frank Frick photograph collection of India, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.82-44
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-82-44

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